Ed Leadership Alum Wins National Principal of the Year

Jayne Ellspermann (MED ’84, Education Leadership) became the principal of West Port High School soon after it opened in 2003. Ellspermann’s dedication to the students of West Port has resulted in higher FCAT scores and many seniors earning Associate’s degrees from Central Florida before graduation. The National Association of Secondary School Principals has named Jayne Ellspermann the 2015 National Principal of the Year.

Jayne Ellspermann earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia in 1977. In 1984, she earned her Master’s degree in Education Leadership from the University of Florida. For the full Ocala Star Banner article, click here.  Alumni Accolades article here.


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